2021 Gartner® report - API Marketplace Specialist Offerings*

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by Jack Kelly|Vice President of Business Development

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San Diego, CA., September 13th — Apiboost, an enterprise API portal SaaS platform, has been named as a Marketplace Specialist Offerings by Gartner, in their report titled, “Quick Answer: How Can Existing Applications Participate In Composable Architecture?”*

As an emerging trend in software architecture, composability continues to grow in relevance for both new and future business applications. According to Gartner, “software engineering leaders can expand the scope of their composable experience, or prepare for it, by leveraging the APIs, data and features of existing applications.”*

For applications to achieve composability, they must utilize technology that facilitates composition. And the most critical element of any composable application environment is an API marketplace.

“Early API registrations may center on just the security, access and discovery of the APIs, but more advanced marketplaces will support certification, vetting, optimization, tracking and automation as well,” said Yefim Natis, Distinguished VP Analyst and Shameen Pillai, Sr Director Analyst at Gartner.

Apiboost’s enterprise-grade API portal enables brands to build portals that drive collaboration, innovation, and revenue.

“We’re very encouraged to see Gartner emphasize the importance of API Portals and marketplaces in their continued guidance in the digital transformation journey,” said Ron Huber, Founder of Apiboost. “We see API productization as the key factor for these composable applications. The ability to group multiple APIs and assign them to internal and external teams is at the heart of a modern API Portal,” he added.

Some of Apiboost’s capabilities include:

  • API Product Optimizer: Allows the products and content on the site to be controlled at a Product Owner level. Product Owners can manage content associated with products, including the catalog description, blogs, videos, events, and forums.

  • A Welcoming User Experience: Apiboost offers a user-friendly user experience out-of-the-box. It’s welcoming to both technical and non-technical users, encouraging collaboration and transparency across departments and teams.

  • Team Builder: Enables the administrator to build teams and team members to collaborate and innovate on apps and products in a group environment. This powerful tool is great for assigning apps and products to departments, partners, and customers for effective development while securely exposing your data to only approved team members.

*Gartner, “Quick Answer: How Can Existing Applications Participate In Composable Architecture?,” Yefim Natis, Shameen Pillai August 9 2021. Gartner subscribers can view the research here.

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About Apiboost

Apiboost is a ready-to-market portal solution supported by a complete set of digital transformation services. It is an easy-to-use, full-featured API portal to deploy APIs for internal and external use. The Apiboost team has worked with many Enterprise companies to realize their goals with a groundbreaking portal and digital solutions. Whether the need is for a simple and fast-to-market solution or a global, Federated divisional/regional approach, Apiboost can help your team find the right program. For more information, visit: https://www.apiboost.com/

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